Painted Cast Iron Kicking Milk Cow Mechanical Bank, America, late 19th century, paint losses , ht. The action, coloration, and design of the Darktown Battery have rarely, if ever, been equaled in the world of mechanical banks. A lever located by the tree stump is then pressed down. While this is going on, the batter turns his head, and raises his bat, while the catcher moves his left hand and nods his head forward. Darktown Battery Bank by F. A coin is then inserted in his right hand where it is held by means of a thumb-like clamp. You May Also Like.
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Thus, caution should be exercised when contemplating a purchase. The production bank is practically identical to the drawings and text of the patent papers, both in appearance and mechanism. I mean, this paint is magnificent. Copyright , Antique Associates at West Townsend. A - Z Index.
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Mechanical paint with untouched cast iron painted surface in excellent working order with original trap door. Immediately the pitcher throws the coin toward the catcher and his head snaps back into position. The only flaw in the bank is that if you put a penny here, you push it back, it's supposed to press down, but it won't work. He also has tan and khaki shoes, and his hat is black and white with a yellow peak.
The action, coloration, and design of the Darktown Battery have rarely, if ever, been equaled in the world of mechanical banks. A lower front section of the catcher moves inward so that the coin actually goes inside his body and drops down into the base of the bank. The former was the sentiment expressed by slavery, first introduced into Jamestown, Virginia, in ; the latter was the brainchild of Abner Doubleday — who, in the summer of , in Cooperstown, N. His pants are yellow with a black belt, and his socks are blue with white stripes. Не отправляет товар в страну: The name, "Darktown Battery" on the front of the bank was changed to "Hometown Battery," and the ball players are depicted as Caucasians, rather than as blacks.